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Old 09-13-2003, 08:49 PM   #1
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Removing unwanted processes in Slackware

How do i stop unwanted processes in Slackware such as lpd pcmcia etc... like you can in RH by typing setup.
Old 09-13-2003, 09:08 PM   #2
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You can edit your startup scripts located in /etc/rc.d..... sorry, but there's not gui or setup type way like in Redhat.
Old 09-13-2003, 11:59 PM   #3
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yeah if the scripts are executable, that means that they are going to be executed at boot time. just do a chmod -x filename to whatever you dont want to start up at boot time.


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